President Xi to inaugurate China's first import expo
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers keynote speech at opening ceremony of 2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit/Courtesy: ciie
Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the opening ceremony of the six-day first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai on November 5, according to the country’s vice commerce minister Fu Ziying. Xi will deliver a keynote speech and visit the pavilions with foreign leaders. CIIE will also the Hongqiao International Economic and Trade Forum.
Eighty two countries and three international organizations will showcase their achievements in economic and trade development as well as competitive products at 71 booths at the world's first import-themed national-level expo, the vice minister said.
More than 3,000 companies from over 130 countries have confirmed participation in the exhibition, according to Chinese official media.
The Hongqiao International Economic and Trade Forum, with a theme of ‘spurring new vitality of global trade, creating an open and win-win scenario," will be attended by over 2,000 government officials, international organisation leaders, entrepreneurs and academics from over 130 countries and regions, Fu added. (DS)
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